Students must apply for admission to the Computech program; there are a limited number of openings. Students are admitted to the Edison Computech 7-8 program on the basis of standardized test scores, grades, citizenship marks, and attendance. To apply, a student must complete a Fresno Unified magnet school application (below). Note, applications for the 2015-2016 academic year are no longer being accepted. Check back in September, 2015 for admisions information for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Some highlights of the Computech program:
• A rigorous academic program with an eight-period day• STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) centered magnet program• Two elective periods for both 7th & 8th grades• Wide variety of elective class offerings in arts, humanities and career technical education• Two years of instruction in computers and technology• BYOD program (students are encouraged to bring a technological device for classroom use)• High school credit classes (foreign languages, algebra, geometry)• Students from diverse backgrounds• Wide array of co-curricular offerings (Sports, music, academic competitions, clubs)
Edison Computech 7-8 is located in southwest Fresno on a campus adjoining Edison High School. The six-year program continues from seventh through twelfth grade, and some middle school classes are taught on the Edison campus. Fresno Unified School District provides bus transportation to the school from throughout Fresno. Tours of Computech are conducted during the school day throughout the fall. Parents are invited to accompany their child during their scheduled tour. A student must be a resident of the Fresno Unified School District or have an approved transfer to attend Edison Computech 7-8.
If you have questions, please call the FUSD Office of School of Choice/Transfers at 457-3343.
Andrew Scherrer, Ed.D.Principal, Edison Computech 7-8
Applications (Hmong, Spanish, English)
Hmong: NTAWV THOV TSHAIS CHAW KAWM TSEV KAWM NTAWV TSHWJ XEEB & TSHAJ LIJEspanol: PETICION DE TRANSFERENCIA DE ESCUELA DE ESPECIALIDAD Y MAGNETEnglish: SPECIALTY AND MAGNET SCHOOL TRANSFER REQUEST